Peppermint Tea

Peppermint Iced Tea from Sage Hill Botanicals

Peppermint tea is a refreshing herbal tea that can be enjoyed hot or iced. This is not the white and red candy loaded with sugar. This recipe refers to the peppermint plant. It has been used traditionally in almost every country for a wide array of problems. The most common are:

  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Upset Stomach or Indigestion
  • Headache
  • Sinusitis
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Nausea
  • Pain

Get The Recipe

Peppermint tea is very easy to make and its benefits are many, and it tastes, well, minty. Want a single cup or 2 quarts for the family, get the recipes below.

Single Cup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon dried crushed peppermint leaves, or 2 tablespoon chopped fresh

1 cup very hot water (not boiling)

Directions:

Place peppermint leaves in an infusion cup or a regular cup. Pour hot water over herbs, cover with lid or saucer, and steep for 10 minutes. Strain out herbs, add lemon or lime (opt.), and add a sweetener, such as honey, stevia, or sugar (opt.)

Enjoy hot if you’re feeling ill. But for a cooling refreshing drink, pour over ice.

2 Quart Recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 cup dried crushed peppermint leaves, or 1 cup chopped fresh

2 quarts very hot water (not boiling)

Directions:

Place peppermint leaves in an teapot or pot. Pour hot water over herbs, cover with lid, and steep for 10 minutes. Strain out herbs, add lemon or lime (opt.), and add a sweetener, such as honey, stevia, or sugar (opt.)

Enjoy hot if you’re feeling ill. But for a cooling refreshing drink, pour over ice.

Of course, if you’re not feeling well, please see your doctor. Do not drink peppermint if you are allergic or sensitive. Use with caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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